Dive the spectacular dive sites of the Similan Islands, HinPusa, the Surin Islands and Richelieu Rock, on a 6-days/6-night trip aboard the Sea Bees Liveaboard Marco Polo. Departing Phuket’s Chalong Pier after dinner for an overnight sailing to wake up in the magnificent Similan Islands Marine Park.
6-Day Cruises depart Phuket every Tuesday and cost THB 45,000 pp twin share.
The Sea Bees Liveaboard Marco Polo has recently had a makeover, and all 6 cabins now have ensuite and air conditioning. All cabins have doors that open directly on to the outer deck to give the full benefits of the sea breeze. Maximum capacity 12 passengers.
The dive deck itself is very spacious and tanks are filled in situ. Two ladders guarantee easy access in and out of the water. Above the dive deck is the Salon and open air ‘party’ deck – a large covered area with plenty of seating where most of the meals are served al fresco. Inside the Salon, the meals are laid out buffet style and there is a TV and music station.
The 6-day/6-night liveaboard cruise includes 3 day dives, and one night dive each day (except the last day which is just two dives), with free Nitrox to Nitrox-certified divers, all meals including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, water, soft drinks, tea, coffee. Alcoholic drinks can be purchased on board. The diving includes: a dive guide, tank and weights, and dive gear are available to rent at an extra charge. Transfers from Phuket area are included. National Park fees are excluded and need to be paid on departure in cash. Currently, the National Park Fee is THB 2700.
Due to the remoteness of the trips, WiFi is not available on board.
For anyone who is focussed on packing in the best diving in Thailand than on the inside of their cabin, Marco Polo is a great choice.
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The Sea Bees Liveaboard Marco Polo departs from Phuket’s Chalong Pier, and transfers from the Phuket area are included in the package price.
What to expect
An overview of the Similan and Surin Islands can be found here. We also have some descriptions of the individual dive sites: Koh Bon, Ko Tachai, HinPusa (also known as Elephant Head Rock) and Richelieu Rock.
You can also read a blog post about how trip aboard the Sea Bees Liveaboard to the Similan and Surin Islands works.
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